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WTO chief seeks one or two deals, warns road will be rocky -Breaking


© Reuters. The sign in front the World Trade Organization headquarters is pictured ahead of the Ministerial Conference, (MC12), in Geneva, Switzerland on June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

GENEVA, (Reuters) – Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, director general of the World Trade Organization, urged the Geneva-based trade ministers to do more in the days ahead. She said that she will consider one or two international trade agreements a success.

Let me make it clear: landing just one or two is not an easy task. It will be rough and bumpy. “There may be a mine along the route,” she said at a press conference just before Sunday’s ministerial conference.